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    July 13, 2012
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a large sword. rochelle ritchie has more on what happened. >> this is all an attempted murder case in howard county. and police were looking for for the suspects. they found them in a home in rice twerstown. >> they are now investigating the shooting death of ronald. >> it was a large sword. somewhere in the range of three phot feet long. >> reporter: police were serving a search warrant on an attempted murder case, on a 15- year-old boy in howard county. >> it wasn't until police to the second floor of this home that this situation became deadly. >> the officers then opened fire. >> the sword-swinging suspect died at the scene. neighbors still in shock. >> it's kind of scary, knowing that someone died a house away. >> police say cox was not connected to the case. however, his roommates, 21-year-
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old david peoples and 24-year- old laura car, are accused of killing 15-year-old sterling watts as he walked home, leaving him for dead after shooting him in a field. >> he survived and was found by a local resident who went out to get his mail. and discovered the boy laying in the field. he was transported for emergency care and released from the hospital two days ago. >> the third suspect is also charged with attempted murder assault and kidnapping. it's it's really scary. only have no bounds in this area. suddenly something like this happens and makes you rethink where you live. >> and the officer is now on paid administrative leech. the deadly shooting remains under investigation tonight by baltimore county homicide detectives. updating the story we first told you about at 5:00. a prominent political consultant has more!
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and henson walked out of the baltimore county detention center today. his attorney requested henson's immediate release. so he could visit his sick mother before she dies. he was convicted of conspiracy to violate election laws. he had been sentenced to go to 60 days in jail. but only served about half of that. vic? >> mary, thank you. a second man was also convicted in the robocall scandal. campaign manager paul schurick did not get any sentencing time. did some firefighters go too far, criticizing their bosses on twitter? they want new guidelines on what they can post on social media. we'll is live downtown. mike hellgren has both sides of this hot debate. >> increasingly, firefighters have turned to twitter to sound off. now, some are questioning the proposed guidelines' new timing policy. >> reporter: the latest heated
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battle in baltimore's fire department is over twitter. and what firefighters can and can't post on social media. it comes after fiery criticism of the mayor and chief online. including controversy over the chief's pay raise, when firecompanies are closing. one tweet read, save yourself. there are new medics. another questions, how can the mayor and chief spatd in your face. they say the new guidelines are not to repress stretch. but to ensure intelligence is not divulged. >> simply to establish concise guidelines and boundaries for which our members can commute concerns. but it must be done decently and orderly. >> still, it is troubled enough that they're meeting with lawyers. >> that's our main concern is that firefighters are protected. that's our only concern. >> i want to make sure our members are covered legally. >> reporter: but the criticism won't vanish. some say they are fighting
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underground. and they'll post anonymously. >> reporter: the supreme court has ruled lawyers can face punishment in limited situations for what they say on social media. but maryland general assembly says you do not have to share your user names and pass words with your employers. >> it's -- similar to tapping a phone and listening to personal phone conversations. >> reporter: like the fire department, baltimore city police are also working on a social media policy. they say no specific problems issue are behind that push. >> and both the police and fire departments are looking at what department negligence are the cities have done. as well as professional organizations to develop their new guidelines. reporting live downtown, mike hellgren, wjz eyewitness news. >> all right. thank you, mike. the department has no official deadline to put the social media policies into effect. maryland firefighters rescue a dozen people. take a look at the scene. 17 people were trapped by the
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flame. and quickly rescued by firefighters. eventuallily, the fire went to three alarms. no one was injured. the fire caused $1.5 million in damage. a new law trying to catch up to technology and the danger it poses on the road. maryland, it's now illegal to text while driving. alex demetrick reports, police are starting to enforce it. >> it's day one for a new patrol in anne arundel county. in a half dozen marked and unmarked units. the new target? >> trying to find someone on the cell phone. >> reporter: it's something probably a lot of us do and all of us have seen. >> kids, teens, adults, everybody. everybody does it. it's unfortunate. >> there's one right there. >> trying to find a good place to stop them. >> reporter: it's an overall effort to crack down on all sorts of problem. >> you contact be on your phone
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while at a red light or physically driving. >> reporter: to enforce the new law, police are learning as they go. it's not like running a radar for speeders. >> whether i try to do is pull up to the lights and look into the building to stop. >> reporter: it doesn't take much looking. >> she's texting right now. >> reporter: it turned out to be a long light. >> still doing it. >> reporter: the fine for texting while driving is $80 plus one point on your record. but punishment isn't the focus for police today. >> i have issued some patience. and a lot of warnings. it really depends on the driver and the record and what they did. >> the goal today is to educate. [ sirens ] >> reporter: one stop at a time. alex demetrick, wjz eyewitness news. a crackdown while texting while driving is a statewide enforcement. and anne arundel county will be the focus the next four months. the speed cameras are
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operational. they were supposed to be operational yesterday. but technical problem prevented that. for the next 30 days, speeders will be given warnings. jp morgan chase now says its giant trading blunder was much more serious than first reported. >> alex deec me-- >> a bad trade at jp morgan chase has cost the bank nearly $5 billion. that's nearly triple the $2 billion first disclosed. the ceo has fired the general manager of that trade. and the company is taking back two years of pay from each of them. >> they say they're doing all the right things. time will tell if they really are. >> this came from the balancing office. but the portfolio got too
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complex. and managers lost control. >> reporter: when jp morgan started investigating the loss, the chief investigated the tea pot. he now admits the company was shaken to the core. >> reporter: we don't take it lightly, diamond told analysts. but we do think it's an isolated event. >> reporter: even with the giant loss, jp morgan made a profit in the last quarter. it listed financial stocks. and analysts pointed out, jp morgan's loss may be another's gain. >> somebody made a profit. there is another side to this trend. we just don't know who that is. >> reporter: we also don't know if it's over yet. dimonsaid there could be more losses, as much as $1.7 billion. >> jp morgan's earnings were better than expected. lifted the stock 7%. a live look outside right
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now. we could certainly use some rain. meteorologist bernadette woods is in the weather center. tracking live doppler radar. >> hello, vic. and everybody out there. our rainfall deficit is now over 8 inches for the year. we really do need rain. this could help. we'll show you first warning doppler radar. there are showers out there. no major rain amounts. but all we're seeing in this form is rain and not thunderstorms. so that also adds a different level that can help us. we do expect spotty showers to help us across the state. it's all part of a warm front that is moving our way. let's switch it over and show you the graphic. tomorrow, still in that unsettled area. maybe a thunderstorm or two as we head true through the -- through the day. behind the front comes another round of pretty hot air. we'll have that coming up in the middle of the week. >> a perfect night for baseball at the ballpark. the orioles open up the second half of the season, with fans hoping this is the year the losing streak ends. wjz is live at orioles park.
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mark viviano has more. >> taking on the detroit tigers who are taking their batting practice behind me. nick markakis will be there to quach them. he's among -- back. the entire team is expected to be excited about, too. >> reporter: 3-1, delivery. in the air. he got all of it. way back. >> reporter: april and may were magnificent. >> and the orioles have come back to win it. >> reporter: the high-flying birds spent the early part of the season in first place. raising expectations and hopes. then june and july, hot weather, but the o's cooled. especially the hitters. yet through it raul, they -- all, they remain in play-off contention, midway through the season. baltimore baseball fans have reason to believe. the players recognize the support and want to give those fans something to cheer. >> having this place packed
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with 47,000 people. you know, for a play-off game or -- or even a game in august that is -- that means a lot. you know? but it would be all our fans. i think that kind of environment would give me goose bumps. >> manager buck showalter says the next month will go a long way in tomorrowing -- determining if the o's will be play-off contenders. we ask you, with our wjz fan cam, what are your expectations for the rest of the season? >> i think they're doing really well. and you just gotta keep -- stay focused. >> i believe if we bring in another arm, we could probably push for a wild card. and we'll go from there and see how we do. >> i think the o's are going to go -- at least 500 for the rest of the season. >> and i think the orioles are going to do very good this season. >> reporter: 77 games remain in the season. it's not going to be easy. the first three here at home against that tough detroit tiger team. then eight straight on the
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road, as they embark on what they hope is the play-off push. we'll hear from nick markakis, coming up later in sports. back to you for now. >> thank you, mark. look forward to that. and the action continues this weekend. it is masn on wjz, sunday at 1:30, when the o's take on the tigers. don't miss all the excitement. >> good day to prop your feet up. still to come tonight on wjz's eyewitness news. olympic uniform controversy. designed by ralph lauren himself, when even senators are outraged. why do you smile so much? >> it's just me. >> i'm mary bubala, with a remarkable story of smiles, rather than sadness, as a maryland girl struggles with a rare disease. that story next on eyewitness news. >> a quiet carroll county town erupts in gunfire, leaving one man dead. i'm andrea fujii, in eldersburg. the latest on the investigation ahead. and will it be another weekend to hit the pools?
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years. and the owner says he's not used to violence here. >> we've never had anything like this. it all happened. and really, anything like this happened in eldersburg. >> reporter: early friday morning, police say 24-year-old jacob bircher came out of the bar and shot into a crowd, standing outside. killing 36-year-old david garrett of sykesville. another man, gary hail, was also shot and wounded. >> investigators are attempting to determine why that occurred. what caused the shooting. but we don't have a clear indication of that right now. >> reporter: bar regulators say they didn't recognize the suspect. >> i heard there was no kind of scuffles here. no confrontation between him or the person that was shot or anybody else. >> police managed to get a phone number for the suspect. called him and convinced him to surrender. >> witnesses say bircher shot multiple times. one bullet struck this man's house next door.
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through two bedrooms, through a door then hit the opposite end of the house. >> reporter: many say with violence on the rise, they hope they can continue having one of the lowest crime rates in the state. >> the suspect had no criminal past here in maryland. he is expected to be charged with first-degree murder and attempted murder. in eldersburg, i'm andrea fujii, wjz eyewitness news. >> the second man who was shot is recovering from nonlife- threatening injuries at shock trauma. conflicting reports tonight about a washington, d.c. police officer who may or may not have threatened to kill first lady michelle obama. initially, it was reported the officer told colleagues he would shoot the first lady and even showed a picture of the gun he would use. now, the police chief says that may not have happened. the secret service is investigating. friends and family are remembering marybel gresmler tonight. a business pioneer here in maryland. she formed a company that became the number 1
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independently-owned real estate company in the state. known per her scrappiness and competitiveness, she was beloved by her employees. she sold the business to foster and long for $10 million. viewing is saturday july 21st. and her funeral is sunday, at towson united methodist church at 1:00. a remarkable maryland girl continues to make great strides, living with a tough condition. commonly known as bitlez bones. we first introduced you to hannah brammer six years ago. mary bubala went back to check on her. >> whenever i see you, you're always smiling. why do you smile so much? >> that's just me. [ laughter ] >> reporter: 12-year-old hannah bramer has the most infectious giggle, which is truly amazing, knowing so much of her life has been lived in pain. hannah was born in osteogenesis imperfecta, or brittle bone disease. hannah's story is so inspiring to so many people, including a
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mega star in the world of music. >> happy birthday, dear hannah branna bobama -- ♪ >> reporter: beyonce sings happy birthday to hannah every year and spends time with her after concerts. >> she also knows i like hello kitty. so she sent me hello kitty stuff. >> reporter: soon she'll be going to shriners hospital in montral for special treatment. hannah's hom just sold their van to help pay for the trip. sneeze now had -- >> she's had now well over 110 bone fractures. just sustain three in early may, where she was hospitalized. and now we're on the course of going to shriner's montral to see wacan be done. because the bone deformities have increased. >> oh, i love your room. >> thanks. >> i love it. i love it. clearly pink is your favorite color. >> yes. >> reporter: hannah uses a motorized chair. and her mom is raising money online to buy a new van that is
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compatible with it. it costs a lot, more than $60,000. but it would allow hannah to spread her joy. and guess where she'd go first. >> you can go to the mall. would you like that? >> yes. >> why? >> so i can shop. >> exactly. >> reporter: mary bubala, wjz eyewitness news. >> if you would like to learn more about hannah or help in any way, head to our website, wjz.com, for a link to her website. o's all-star adam jones is taking some time out from baseball to work on his skills in the kitchen. he went head to head with professional cake decorator, erin cooper. she won the masn orioleless challenge. so she challenged jones to a decorating face-off. unfortunately, adam tasted defeat. as the judges declared erin the winner. that's erin's cake. well done. >> i applaud his efforts. decorating is not easy. and he took it on. he took it on like a champ. i'm proud of him.
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he did all right. [ laughter ] have been gracious. >> adam may not have been able to show off his decorating skills. but he was glad to take a big bite out of the winning piece of cake. lots of frosting. >> how bad can that be? >> really. for the game tonight. there is a chance of a couple of showers for the games going in. and there may be a delay at some point. at this point, though, nothing is heavy out there. temperature-wise, still feels pretty good to go out to the ballpark. 86 degrees. and we'll have your forecast when we return. ,,,,
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live look outside now. from one of our downtown cameras. boy, we really do need some rain. but sure would be nice to get the game in. >> exactly. and i don't think it's going to be any major issue for the game. but there is that chance for a couple of showers. show you first warning doppler radar. game time, not that far away. we're only about half hour away from it. and the showers for the most part are to our north or to our west. and nothing at this point is heavy. couple of these showers will continue to make their way across the mountains and across the state. spotty showers tonight. into the day tomorrow. we'll switch it over and show you. here's how it looked. the clouds came in first. and a couple of showers break
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out. more of a rain off to the north and western parts of the state. and while all of this is going on, just a little breeze out there. not much of a wind. ahead of it, still warm out there. 86 degrees in baltimore. 87 in d.c. where the rain has come down. 67 in oakland. 61 in cumberland. and we did manage a high of 90 degrees today. still slightly above our average, but close to it. and that's where we're going to be again tomorrow. close to the averages. but after that warm front clears, the temperatures start climbing. we'll be in the upper 90s by the middle part of next week. this is what we've got going on for tomorrow. out of the southwest, we do have those showers coming our way. and they'll continue through the day tomorrow. here's how the fronts look. there's a stalled front to the south. warm front here. and a cold front behind that. and just spotty out there. that's all we're seeing. but as we head through the day tomorrow, and a few peeks of sunshine. we could see a couple of thunderstorms try to pop up. then the warm front clears us. we jump into the 90s sunday. still a chance for a shower or
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thunderstorm. with a cold front part of the storm coming through. and even when that clears, the temperatures are going to keep on climbing. because it starts this weekend. but it will really be building out over the middle part of the country. and move our way for the middle part of next week. out on the waters. not much of a breeze going on. south winds at 5 knots. bay temps, still pretty warm. 82 degrees. forecast goes like this. for tonight, going down to about 70 degrees. chance for a couple of showers. maybe a little rain or thundershower out there. but better chance for rain out of this one. tomorrow, couple of showers. maybe thunderstorm. clouds occasionally breaking for sunshine. about 87 for our high. so not the best but not the worst of days tomorrow, to start off the weekend. by sunday, though, we're in the 90s. in the middle of next week, we're in the upper 90s. >> here we go. still to come tonight on wjz's eyewitness news. the dangers of running a red light. caught on camera. wait until you see the rest of this incredible video. better or worse after obama. i'm pat warren at morgan state
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university. where a white house adviser defends president obama's policies as they relate to african americans. analyzing the evidence. the latest revelations in the controversial killing of trevon controversial killing of trevon martin,,,,,,
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it is 86 degrees. mostly cloudy. here are some of the stories people are talking about tonight. we are getting our first look rat the new evidence released in the trayvon martin case. he focuses on george zimmerman and his reasons for following the unarmed teenager that fateful night. >> trevon martin's hoody. and blood stains. another shows fragments from the fatal bullet. also included, transcripts. he said zimmerman followed martin because of his hoody, not skin color.
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serino said it seemed scripted. but he was not a racist. >> reporter: others agreed. they all told the fbi, zimmerman had no racial prejudices. >> we don't know if he's a racist or not. >> reporter: benjamin crump saturday lawyer for sebrinna fulton, trescron martin's mother. at . >> all we know is he profiled him. and all he knew about him was he was a young black man with a hoody, nothing more. >> reporter: in the year before the shooting, zim areman called police at-- simmerman called misat least six times to report suspicious activity. in one recorded call to police, zimmerman said he doesn't want to approach a guy he's suspicious of. but in another call, you could hear his wife shelly zimmerman tell him not go to after a suspect. >> he just went between the houses to the back? >> yes.
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[ inaudible ] >> i'm not. >> don't go out there. >> okay. i'll send an officer to check the area. >> okay. thanks. >> reporter: you're welcome. >> it showed part of his produs operandi. it is something that he does. he tries to take the law into his own hands. >> zimmerman has pleaded not guilt to second-degree murder and claims self-defense. a judge refuses to order a new trial for the deputy. last january, a jury cleared corporal rudy torres. torres shocked gray with a stun gun twice. because he says gray was resisting arrest. gray's family says their son posed no threat and was lying down when he was stunned. the judge said there is not enough evidence to order a new trial. metro officials are working
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on new guidelines for operating trains. the derailment in prince george's county was blamed on a so-called heat kink that bent a stretch of track out of shape. three cars went off those tracks. no one was hurt. metro is also looking to improve response times to such incidents. washington, d.c.'s mayor is under growing pressure to resign. they are looking into whether the 2010 election was aid aided by illicit payments. none. that money was reported. so far, three city councilmembers are calling on gray to step down. he says he will not do that. a white house adviser defends president obama's policies during a forum. the forum follows republican mitt romney's statements at the naacp this week. republican presidential hopeful mitt romney tells the naacp that under the obama administration, african americans are worse off now
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than they were before the president took office. >> the unemployment rate, the duration of unemployment. average income. median family welt. are all worse in -- wealth, are all worse in the black community. >> reporter: they hosted a regional policy forum at white house university. valerie jarrett tells wjz, the president has the best interests of all americans at heart. >> when the president took office. we were losing 4 million jobs just in the last six months of the prior administration. we lost another 4 million jobs before any of the president's policies could take hold. so certainly, we are working our way out of this incredible mess. >> reporter: the june labor report cites the unemployment rate for african americans at 14.4%. compared to 8.2% of whites. >> we all know that the african american community suffered before this last recession. >> we have been having tough, tough times for a long time
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because of the previous administration. >> reporter: african american or not, president obama is expected to carry maryland, a state where democrats rule. i'm pat warren, reporting from morgan state. back to you on tv hill. >> this is the fourth in a series of african american policies and discussions held around the country. time now for a quick look at some of the stories you'll find in the baltimore sun. the baltimore county school system is investigating some controversial contracts awarded by former superintendent shortly before his retirement. meet the marylander who just won a million dollars in the world series of poker. and see the winners of this year's baltimore sun garden contest. for these stories and more, read the baltimore sun. and remember, you can look for the updated forecast from wjz's first warning weather team. controversy tonight. there is outrage growing
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because the clothes they're wearing are not. >> the expression made in the usa may apply to the 2012 olympic team members. but according to critics, you can't say that about the uniforms they're wearing because the clothes are made in china. >> i am so upset that i think the olympic committee should be ashamed of themselves. i think they should be embarrassed. i think they should take all the uniforms, put them in a big pile and burn them and start all over again. >> reporter: fashion giant, ralph lauren, who is american, touts on his website tathey are the proud outfitters of team usa. but the logo was apparently outsourced to china. >> it's very disturbing because it completely could have been manufactured here in the united states. >> reporter: the u.s. olympic committee issued a statement but didn't directly address the
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controversy. others say critics need to be realistic. when companies are able to outsource, they are able to produce most competitively or attend to the costs. >> critics say the few olympic items for sale are pricey. still to come tonight. a scare in the air. a flight forced to turn around at jfk. what was found. six months later, the costa concordia cruise ship capsazzed off -- capsized off the coast of italy. and we're putting together the first warning forecast. we'll have that shortly. wjz is always on. here are the top stories at wjz.com at this hour. for updates on the day's news, and the updated forecast, log onto wjz.com. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, man: there's a cattle guard, take a right.
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do you have any idea where you're going ? wherever the wind takes me. this is so off course. nature can surprise you sometimes... next time, you drive. next time, signal your turn. ...that's why we got a subaru. love wherever the road takes you. it's been six months since the costa concordia ran aground. family members held a prayer service today to remember their loved ones. the cruise liners smashed into rocks off giglio island. the investigation into exactly what went wrong is still under
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way. and so is the salvage operation. a bomb scare forces a flight bound for spain to make an emergency landing at new york's jfk international airport. more than 200 people were evacuated, after a report of a strange wiring in the bathroom. the wires were later tomorrowed to be nonexplosive. but officials say they did not belong to the plane. so far, no one has been arrested. a bad crash sends one car flying through the air in new jersey. take a look, as the driver runs a red light, slamming into another car, taking out a traffic pole. now, despite the severity of the accident, the driver was only treated for minor injuries. he was, however, charged with driving while intoxicated. the other driver was not hurt. more than a dozen people are arrested after thousands ever occupy supporters rally in los angeles. protestors clashed with police and riot gear at the monthly art walk event. passenger, they were using chalk to write on the sidewalks and buildings in the area. these four officers were hurt. and 20 people were taken into
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custod. the excitement continues at san diego comic con, where thousands of super heroes are learning to coexist with their countparts. batman was on the way. along with soon to be enemy and costar bane. this is one of the biggest comic book conventions in the world. and features dozens of movie previews and panels. harrison ford, i heard, turning 70, will be there. is he a super hero something? >> well, he was in star wars. anthony mason has a preview of what's coming up tonight on the cbs evening news. mitt romney sets the record straight. did his company outsource american jobs to other countries? we'll talk to him about it tonight [ male announcer ] now at your neighborhood subway: the new santa fe steak melts. get extra grande flavor with the santa fe steak & bacon melt or add egg for a santa fe steak, bacon & egg melt, perfect for breakfast or any time of day.
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a steady trend, more people are living in rural areas. and as mike schuh explains, that has an impact on farming. >> reporter: this walk into the cow pal as is a chance for some to see up close something for the first time. >> everybody knows that eggs come from the store and milk comes from a plastic jug. >> that's true. so that was where we wanted to come with this. this the milk came from the cow
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and the eggs came from the chicken. >> to milk a cow to make ice cream in a bag, is to open minds. >> for one example, there are children who say chocolate milk comes from chocolate cows, which isn't true. it's important to notice the nutrition. >> i saw horses. >> you can tell the tourists from the 4hers by their shoes. specifically these. kathy and madison are cousins from parkville. >> my chicken just laid an egg. so it's fun to, like see their reactions to the eggs and everything. >> reporter: all the education goals aside, let's not forget -- >> and it's fun. see seeing a large animal is fun. especially if you're not from a farm. and to see a cow, horse or big -- pig, it's cool to see those
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things! and if you'd like to gthe 4h fair continues through sunday afternoon. it is open to the public. it is free. >> well, after a very pleasant week. the heat and humidity is starting to creep up again. live look outside now. will the extreme heat return for the weekend? meteorologist bernadette woods has the updated forecast and also what we can expect if you're heading down the ocean. >> the heat is going to return. but we're going to hold it off for the weekend here. here's the forecast for tomorrow. this is what we've got going on. temperatures probably still close to average. close to where we have been. couple of showers or thunderstorms are possible as we head through the day. as that warm front lifts north of the stage. but after this, we're back in the 90s on sunday. but not until tuesday and wednesday. look at that. we're in the upper 90s for our highs. so july weather returning. okay. another thing they want to take a look at. if you're lucky enough to be down there. we have a chance for a couple of showers or thunderstorms tomorrow. but a lot of that will be clearing up until at least the afternoon hours on sunday. denise and vic.
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>> thank you, bernadette. still to come on eyewitness news tonight. the orioles welcome nick markakis back from the disabled list. >> mark viviano has more on nick's return to the lineup. ,,,
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fan sports report. hello, mark. >> hello, denise. the orioles start the second half of their season with the series against the detroit tigers. and the o's sporting a new lineup. chris davis will be playing in left field for the first time in his major league career. nick markakis is batting leadoff for the first time in his career. now, markakis was out since may 1st, when he had a broken bone removed from his right hand. after some rest, he played in a few rehab minor league game. and is ready to return to an o's lineup. markakis talked today about how that injury is coming along. >> you know, i can't say that i'm pain-free. there's soreness in there. but you know, in the mix of things, you know, when i'm doing what i need to do, it's fine. it allows me to do what i need to do. so it's just a matter of, you know, taking care of it and getting the rest of that soreness out of there. so let's get it rolling.
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and i'll just take care of it as i go. >> it will be markakis back in right field. and jason hamill on the mound. facing a tough tiger lineup. that includes all-star home run derby champion. tiger comes to town after win their last five games before the all-star break. first pitch in about 15 minutes. you can see it on masn. reminder sunday, it's masn on wjz. see the orioles and the tigers' series finale. right here. first pitch sunday at 1:30. and just minutes ago, here at camden yards, the orioles made it official. the news that they had reached a contract agreement with top draft pick kevin gawsman. a highly-taughted pitcher from lsu, louisiana state university. he agreed to the deal just before today's 5:00 p.m. deadline. he'll get a signing bonus of around $4 million. and gawsman is not the only guy from louisiana getting big
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money today. new orleans saints quarterback drew brees agrees to a contract that will bring him some record- breaking money. it's a five-year contract worth $100 million. $60 million guaranteed. and that is the biggest guarantee ever in an nfl contract. over the past six years. brees led the saints to a super bowl championship. threw the most pass completions, pass for the most yards and the most touchdowns than imferght quarterback during that time in the nfl. and finally, an olympic basketball warmup for team usa. they hardly had to break a sweat in their exhibition against the dominican republic in las vegas. baltimore's carmelo anthony contributed 13 points to a 113- 59 u.s. victory. the u.s. will take on brazil in washington, d.c., coming up on monday. that's their next exhibition, as they prepare for the olympic games in london, just two weeks away. orioles and tigers here
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tonight. a reminder coming up tomorrow, as the orioles continue to unveil those statutes of their all-time greats. jim palmer's statue will be unveiled here at the ballpark in an afternoon game tomorrow. o's-tigers highlights at 11:00. back to you for now. >> thank you, mark. nice night for a balm game. >> ball fame gameh. -- game. kate and i have been married for 15 years.
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don't miss the cbs prime time lineup. blue bloods, followed by eyewitness news at 11:00. a strange animal has been caught hanging out around homes in westlake, ohio. residents report sure what it is. but they agree it is ugly. these are the latest pictures of the creature. some say it resembles the legendary cuc burra, a mythical creature that according to legend kills for sport, drinking livestock and creating mayhem. zoo officials say it's probably a coyote or a fox with a skin problem. finally tonight. bernadette is part of a special reunion today at johns hopkins
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children center. her twin boys received treatment, special treatment, at the neonatal intensive care unit there. ask today, they were among the children who went back to thank the doctors and staff who helped care forever them during their most vulnerable first month. the hopkins nicku treats 600 tiny patients every year. and you can tell by the smiles on the families' faces how wonderful they do. >> and the kid the look like they're doing great. >> they are doing great. that's it for us tonight. we'll be back at 11:00. >> i'm denise koch. thanks for watching wjz, maryland's news station. don't go away. much manufacture ahead on the cbs evening news with scott pelley. including outsourcing at bane capital. did it happen? we take you ,, >> mason: tonight, mitt romney under fire. wyatt andrews looks at the role
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romney played at bain capital and the outsourcing of jobs. jan crawford talks to the candidate. >> doesn't the buck stop with you? >> mason: and the c.e.o. of patrice bergeron written financial is arrested in a scheme that stole more than $200 million from investors. remembering the victims of the "costa concordia" disaster six months later. liz palmer is on the island of giglio. and steve hartman "on the road" and on the trail of flag fill. ers. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> mason: good evening, scott is on assignment i'm anthony mason. it's getting nasty in the presidential campaign with each side accusing the other of lying about mitt romney's role of bain capital and romney demanding an apology. with jobs the number-one issue in the election, the obama campaign says romney was running the private equity firm at a time when it was investing in companies that were s